Airpower after UkraineAug 30, 2022
Air denial: The dangerous illusion of decisive air superiority
By Maximillian K. Bremer and Kelly A. Grieco
The air war in Ukraine challenges traditional paradigms of air superiority. US and allied air forces must instead contemplate air denial strategies.
In the NewsJul 1, 2022
Grieco in Defense News: NATO touts country pairings as key to defending the eastern flank
By Atlantic Council
On July 1, Kelly Grieco was quoted in a Defense News article addressing NATO’s announcement that it would pre-assign allied forces to specific countries for territorial defense. Grieco explained the intent of NATO’s posture change to change the character of their eastern deployments from a ‘tripwire force,’ intended to hold invading Russia forces up long enough […]
In the NewsJun 28, 2022
Grieco in Defense News: NATO summit is chance to wean Europe off US military might
By Atlantic Council
On June 28, Kelly Grieco published an article in Defense News on the NATO summit in Madrid. She argued Biden should use the summit as a chance to wean European allies off American military might, so Washington can shift its attention and resources to the Indo-Pacific. “NATO member countries ought to resist the temptation turn back the […]
Kelly A. Grieco was a resident senior fellow with the New American Engagement Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, which focused on challenging the prevailing assumptions governing US foreign policy and sought to develop effective solutions that preserved US security and prosperity.
Her work focused on US foreign and defense policy, addressing questions about US grand strategy and military force structure, strategic competition, military alliances, air and space operations, and the future of war. She had expertise in US military alliances and the security architectures of the Indo-Pacific and Europe.
Previously, she was an assistant professor at the Air Command and Staff College, Air University, where she also served as a course director for war theory and the director of instruction in international security. She has held fellowships from the MIT Center for International Studies, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and the Tobin Project. Her work has appeared in a range of outlets, including European Voice, International Politics, Parameters, Responsible Statecraft, and Strategic Studies Quarterly. She holds a PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.